LCD and Viewfinder
Casio EX-Z550 has a Fixed Type 2.7" LCD screen with a resolution of 230k dots. At only 2.7", the screen is on the smaller side and 230kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
EX-Z550 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 (Compare) or Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Digital IXUS 100 IS) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Casio EX-Z550 can shoot continuously at max speed of
and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec
Unfortunately EX-Z550 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Casio EX-Z550 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Casio EX-Z550, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 640 x 480 and save in and Motion JPEG formats. 640 x 480 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution
EX-Z550 has a built-in Mono microphone but no speaker.
Casio EX-Z550 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Samsung PL120 or Samsung SH100 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Casio EX-Z550 has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Casio EX-Z550 Features Compared to Main Competitors